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Maison Loulabelle Debuts It’s Metamorphosis Collection At The London Kids Fashion Week 2019

4th March 2019 BY BellAfricana

Maison loulabelle always has something up their sleeves to keep us wanting more! The amazing Afrocentric kids fashion brand just launched it’s newest collection at the London Kids Fashion Week, hosted by Mini Mode. The new collection tagged METAMORPHOSIS! Was literally curated to change EVERYTHING you thought you knew about Afrocentric kid’s fashion. – This collection is designed with no detail spared,…

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Chakalaka – A South African Dish

2nd March 2019 BY Sh'anesu Gutsa

“Chuck-a-laker!” Jermaine said in a deep American accent and Cherish had to stop herself from rolling her eyes at the American exchange student staring at her lunch. “It’s called “chakalaka”, Cha-car-La-Car, not Chuck a Laker!” “Oh well, I still don’t like the Lakers”, he shrugged, telling Cherish this as if this irrelevant piece of information was supposed to provoke a…

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The CA Breakdown: 10 Quick Facts About Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie I

1st March 2019 BY checkoutafrica

Revered by African’s and Rastafarians alike, Haile Selassie I was the emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 until 1974 when he was overthrown. Often mentioned by the legendary Bob Marley, Selassie I was ahead of his time, seeking to modernize Ethiopia through introducing the Organisation of African Unity, now African Union and steering the country into mainstream African politics after World…

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Zimbabwe is Set to Receive a $1 billion Credit Extension from Botswana

1st March 2019 BY checkoutafrica

While tensions seem to be on the mend in Zimbabwe after the population took to the streets to protests fuel price hikes, some good news seems to be on the horizon as Botswana has agreed to extend a credit facility to the struggling nation. Estimated to be up to the tune of $1 Billion, the credit extension comes as part…

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Meet the woman who opened a library in Ghana with focus on Black writers

21st February 2019 BY Ivor Moyo

In 2017, writer Sylvia Arthur packed up her belongings, including what remained of her personal library, and left London for Accra, the capital of Ghana, her parent’s home country. Driven out of the U.K. by the high cost of living and hostile political environment, she sought peace in West Africa. Part of feeling at home in Ghana was down to…

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